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Mansfield

Population: 57,490 | Area: 36.4 sq mi
Outside of Ray's Pharmacy on East Broad Street. Photo By Emilia Gaston

The city's pitch: "Mansfield is a dynamic, growing community with a rich history and a bright future. In its more than 100 years Mansfield has developed from a rural, farming community to a bustling suburban city of more than 50,000 people. Yet despite the explosive growth this city has seen in recent years, Mansfield has not lost its friendly atmosphere or its small-town feel. With a quality of life considered to be one of the best in [North Texas], Mansfield offers more than 240 acres of beautiful parkland, a historic downtown area, recreational opportunities for young and old, superior rated schools, quality housing, and a growing business community. All of these elements make Mansfield a wonderful place to live and raise a family and a popular place to do business."

Demographics

  • Median Age: 34
  • Population Growth: 11.5 %
  • Population Density: 1579.4 ppl/sq mile

Schools

  • School District: Mansfield ISD
  • Students Passing TAKS: 79%
  • Average SAT Score: 989

Crime:

  • Violent Crime Rate: 1.402 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 17.6 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate:

  • Average Price of Homes Sold: $198,038